North America Information
North America is the third largest continent on planet Earth, and its inhabitants account for about eight percent of the world's population. Stretching between the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean, this northern hemisphere continent includes land forms and climates ranging from Alaskan glaciers to tropical Caribbean islands. Greenland and the Canadian Shield islands and hills are found in the northeast; the Appalachian mountain range runs down the eastern side of the continent, while the Cordillera ranges run down the western side. Between these ranges lie the vast Great Plains, which is often called the Bread Basket of America.
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- North America Relief Map
Find a printable relief map of North America, as well as a printable political map and information about travel and tourism within North America.
- North America Travel Guide
The continent of North America contains something for everyone, with beaches, islands, big cities, national parks, and plenty of history. Visit this North American travel guide.
- North America Atlas
Learn about the continent of North America and find a free printable map along with links to a world atlas and maps of every continent in the world.
- Map Of North America
The North American continent includes Canada, the United States of America, Mexico, Greenland, the Caribbean islands, and the countries of Central America. Visit this site to view the North America map.
- History of North America
The first people to come to the North American continent crossed the Bering Sea from Asia. Visit this North American history and culture overview to learn more about North America.
- Canada Maps
Canada borders the United States on the northern side and spans a large portion of North America. Despite the vastness of its size, most Canadian citizens live within 200 miles of the Canadian/US border.
- Map Of Canada
Canada is located on the continent of North America. It is bounded by the United States to the south and the Arctic Ocean to the north. Canada is home to ten Provinces and three Territories.
- Map Of Mexico
Located on the continent of North America; Mexico is bounded by the USA to the north, the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea to the east, the Pacific Ocean to the southwest, and Central America to the southeast.
Learn about the Canadian province of Manitoba and available activities and sights found within the region. You can also find helpful government and tourism links.
- Bicycle Touring
North America is a wonderful place for bicycle touring, not only because of its varied terrain, but also because you can find good roads just about anywhere.
- Central America Map
Central America is located at the southern-most part of North America, and comprises the 7 nations of Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama.
This coloring page depicts a cardinal, a medium-size songbird with a crested head. These robust birds are widespread and abundant in North America. They have strong beaks, eat seeds, and do not migrate long distances.
- Squash Equipment
Invented in England early in the 19th century, squash came to North America in 1885. English-speaking countries have tended to dominate championship play.
- Team Names
Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, the National Football League, and the National Hockey League comprise the four major professional sports leagues in North America.
North America News
- Home generators recalled after finger amputations
Nearly 326,000 backup-power products bought online and at stores across North America have been recalled.
CBS News. Fri, 30 Jul 2021 11:39:35 -0400.
- Grainger (GWW) Earnings & Sales Miss Estimates in Q2, Up Y/Y
Grainger's (GWW) Q2 top line gains on strong performance across the High-Touch Solutions North America (N.A.) and Endless Assortment segments.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Fri, 30 Jul 2021 13:22:00 GMT.
- Diageo Blows Past Sales Estimates While Leaning Into Premiumization, RTDs
As the spirits giant closes out its fiscal 2021 year, North American president Debra Crew looks back.
By Kate Dingwall, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 29 Jul 2021 16:08:26 -0400.
- Shoppers have to hunt to find popular pet foods
Pet owners in North America are finding it difficult to buy some popular food products for their four-legged family members at big retailers including Amazon.com, PetSmart and Target. ...
George Anderson. Retail Wire. Thu, 29 Jul 2021 13:53:15 +0000.
- Cruise getaways are back on! No10 gives green light for voyages to restart from August
Sources said passengers will be able to take trips that start or end in ports outside the UK, including those sailing to Europe and North America. Industry leaders said it was 'very good news'.
Daily Mail. Wed, 28 Jul 2021 17:44:56 GMT.
North America Bibliography
- Firefly Atlas of North America. Buffalo, NY. Firefly Books. 2006.
- North America Road Atlas. Greenville, SC. Michelin Travel Publications. 2003.
- Forshaw, Joseph, et al. Birding. San Francisco, CA. Fog City Press. 1994.
- Leach, Tam, Stephen Timblin, and Christian Williams. Skiing & Snowboarding in North America. New York, NY. Rough Guides. 2003.
- Sutherland, Bruce, Drew Campion, and Michael Kew. The Stormrider Guide. Cornwall, England. Low Pressure. 2002.
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